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tail end

n.
1. The hindmost part.
2. The very end; the conclusion.
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tail end

n
the last, endmost, or final part
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tail′ end′


n.
2. the concluding or final part; tag end: the tail end of a lecture.
[1375–1425]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tail end - the time of the last part of something; "the fag end of this crisis-ridden century"; "the tail of the storm"
end, ending - the point in time at which something ends; "the end of the year"; "the ending of warranty period"
2.tail end - any projection that resembles the tail of an animal
projection - any solid convex shape that juts out from something
3.tail end - the fleshy part of the human body that you sit ontail end - the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"
body part - any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
torso, trunk, body - the body excluding the head and neck and limbs; "they moved their arms and legs and bodies"
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tail end

noun
The hindmost part of something:
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Translations

tail end

n (of party, meeting) → fine f; (of train, procession) → coda
to be at the tail end of the procession/queue → essere in coda alla processione/in fondo alla coda
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References in periodicals archive ?
Tim Maxfield carried his bat for 63, but he found little support in the middle order, with tail-enders Matthew Goodwin (20) and Paul Byrne (18) the only players to offer any resistance.
Joe Root's bowlers reduced the tourists to 122-8 as they looked to dismiss them cheaply, but Smith, aided by tail-enders Peter Siddle and Nathan Lyon, steered Australia to 284 all out.
Summary: Manchester [New Zealand], July 10 (ANI): The tail-enders dragged New Zealand to post 239 for the loss of eight against India in the first semi-final of the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup at Old Trafford on Wednesday.
Irrigation Minister Mohsin Khan Leghari said that to ensure provision of canal water to tail-enders, his department has launched a campaign against canal water consumers who were stealing the water share of others by illegally upsizing their mogas (outlets from water channels).
In the second ODI, we batted really well especially Fakhar Zaman with 138 runs and led the Pakistan team towards victory, while still close to its target but the tail-enders batsmen could not show consistency in batting hence resulting in defeat.
The Kenyan girls were sailing smoothly and the game appeared to be firmly in their hands with a score of 95 for 4 in 19.2 overs showing on the scoreboard.Concy Aweko ( 4/12) rained on Kenya's parade when she took all the three wickets of the tail-enders for golden ducks.
Jamil Awan sent 3 tail-enders to pavilion in 5 overs and off spinner Mummad Tufail took 3 wickets to help Nadra register thumping win.
I have no authority over it.' Ariful also added that he is prepared to bat with the tail-enders as that was the case in NCL as well.
KARACHI -- Sindh Caretaker Chief Minister Fazul-ur-Rehman has directed the Irrigation Department to take strict action against water theft by registering FIR so that water could be provided to the tail-enders.
Sindh Caretaker Chief Minister has directed Irrigation department to take strict action against water theft by registering FIR so that water could be provided to the tail-enders.
KARACHI -- Sindh Caretaker Chief Minister Fazul-ur-Rehman has directed Irrigation department to take strict action against water theft by registering FIR so that water could be provided to the tail-enders. He took this decision on Monday while presiding over a joint meeting of Agriculture and Irrigation departments here at the CM House.
It will change from game to game, day to day, but after lunch on the third day, he went to his seamers because he thought the tail-enders would get blasted away, but I think he will learn that spin against tail-enders is crucial.